I am a fan of Valentine’s Day. It always feels like a fun holiday, especially with kids! I don’t go crazy with this holiday, but I do like planning a few intentional things to help make the day feel special. I thought I would share a few things we are doing this year. Also, I…… Continue reading How We Celebrate Valentine’s Day (with kids)
I know people have a million feelings when it comes to the holiday of Valentine’s Day, but I am definitely in the “I love it” boat. One of the main reasons I love it is because it is one of the few holidays that is revolved around using written words to spread love. Sure, chocolates,…… Continue reading Hudson’s 2nd Valentine’s Day!
It is no secret that I am a lover of children’s books. I also love love, so it only makes sense that I share a few of my favorite Valentine’s Day books to read and give to your little ones this year! Over here in the Capel home, we are starting a new tradition of…… Continue reading 10 Favorite Valentine’s Day Books
“I can’t believe you are running in the bike lane,” she grumbled to me as I flew past her. I can’t believe, I am faster than you on a bike, I wanted to say, along with a few other mean things that would of surely just caused a more righteous anger on her part. I wanted…… Continue reading On Kindness
As I have already written a lot about, motherhood is hard work. It takes a village. You need a team, a community, a tribe behind you. In the first few months, I tried to prove I could do it all on my own. I tried to prove to God, myself, my husband, and those random…… Continue reading 10 Reasons I Love MOMS Club
This mama needs to be known. For the past couple months, I have been more consistently going to a particular workout class at the yoga studio I go to. Just to set the stage, this is one of those classes that always seems to be full. The teacher is popular and has been teaching classes for…… Continue reading To Be Known
This mama needs a heart fill up. My heart was low this week. It was in need of a fill up. Just like the way I drive my car, my heart is often on empty while I keep pushing through the miles without taking the time to do what I really need…fill up! I am not…… Continue reading A Heart Fill Up
Last week was one of those very unexpected hard, hard weeks. My 99 year-old grandmother passed away. This woman was much more than just a grandma to me. She is one of the woman that has most inspired me to strive to be a woman of grace, kindness, and poise. This past week I have…… Continue reading A Letter to My Grandma